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Feature Selection for Clustering
Encyclopedia of Database Systems
Clustering is an important data mining task. Data mining often concerns large and high-dimensional data but unfortunately most of the clustering algorithms in the literature are sensitive to largeness or high-dimensionality or both. Di erent features a ect clusters di erently, some are important for clusters while others may hinder the clustering task. An e cient w ay of handling it is by selecting a subset of important features. It helps in nding clusters e ciently, understanding the datadoi:10.1007/978-0-387-39940-9_613 fatcat:22mzosnsdrft5kdutbbdrbpadi